Count a blood shortage among the many issues that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused.
We’ve heard in the news, recently, that there’s been a crime spree in cities outside of the Antelope Valley. There have been smash-and-grabs, murders, assaults, car chases and myriad other incidents.
WASHINGTON — One year ago, Joe Biden promised in his inaugural address to put his “whole soul” into “bringing America together.” Now the president who just compared Republicans to racists, segregationists and traitors is blaming the GOP for his utter failure to deliver on that promise.
There are some notions so thunderously discredited by experience that they may never be revived. No serious person still believes that lead can be turned into gold, that astrologers can predict the future or that fans will turn out to watch baseball in Miami.
Even before a proposed homeowner-inspired measure aiming to restore full zoning powers to local governments hit the streets looking to qualify for next fall’s ballot, the battle over who would control housing decisions in California began heating up.
WASHINGTON — When Gen. David H. Berger, commandant of the Marine Corps, announced a radical new plan in 2019 to remake his service, many Marines figuratively rolled their eyes. For a combat force proud of its traditions, change can sometimes seem like the enemy.
A Palmdale woman convicted of killing her 23-month-old son in 2014 has filed a petition, claiming that she’s eligible for re-sentencing under a recent change in state law that affects some murder cases.
"We’re tired of paying more for everything” seems to be the consensus these days. From groceries to rent, to gasoline, everything seems to have increased in price — utilities are no exception.
Long before the arrival of COVID-19, America was being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. Unlike the Coronavirus, though, the drug overdose plague didn’t elicit a massive response from public officials.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot deserves credit for standing up to the Chicago Teachers Union. But the fact that so many Chicago teachers were willing to abandon their students in the first place is disgraceful.
What’s more important than responding to a call for back-up from a fellow police officer, while out on patrol? Apparently for two Los Angeles Police Department officers, it was chasing Pokémon Go characters.
A modest 199,000 jobs were added in December and the nation’s unemployment rate fell to a healthy 3.9%. However, the low number of new jobs is evidence that employers are struggling to fill positions and many Americans are still reluctant to return to the workforce.
Politicians thrive on power. Psychological studies often find they seek office and once there, try to stick around to preserve their power more than to get rich.
Thursday was a day of remembrance at the Capitol in Washington — something that Republican leaders and lawmakers largely avoided, calling the day’s events “overly politicized.”
Last week, Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s top infectious disease adviser, said the federal government should consider requiring that domestic air travelers be vaccinated against COVID-19.
NASCAR driver Brandon Brown’s hopes of driving a car sponsored by LGBcoin with a sponsorship based on the anti-President Joe Biden slogan, “Let’s go, Brandon,” have been dashed.
While speaking to a general audience in Paris on Wednesday, Pope Francis had some harsh words for couples who choose to not have children and prefer pets, instead.
The new year could mean another stimulus check for some — specifically those in “essential” industries, who worked through the COVID-19 crisis, when everything was shut down in 2020.
It’s been nearly two years since Coronavirus and COVID-19 became part of our vocabulary. We then added the Delta variant and most recently, Omicron.
The political climate the past few years has caused some people to go off the deep end. When you figure in the pandemic, for some, it’s a recipe for disaster.
‘Manning up” has meant different things to different generations. To the Greatest Generation, the term didn’t exist but men knew what it meant: Fighting for your country, supporting and protecting your family, and of course, not whining.
A 19th-century Mexican president once summarized his country’s plight: “So far from God, so close to the United States.” Ukraine has the same problem, but with Russia. And its geographic proximity is particularly worrisome right now.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, requested a call with President Joe Biden, which was scheduled for Thursday. The Russian president wanted to discuss a range of topics, including diplomatic engagements with Russia, according to a CNN report.
A mother is grieving the death of her 14-year-old daughter, after a stray bullet hit the teen, while she and her mother were trying on dresses for a birthday party.
United States health officials made an announcement Monday, that came as a surprise to many: Those who catch the Coronavirus can cut their required isolation days in half.
The Antelope Valley Healthcare District Board of Directors is going to try for a third time to gain voter approval for a $400 million bond measure to finance a new hospital that would replace the Antelope Valley Hospital.
The Christmas spirit, though present in some, seems to have skipped others this year. It’s not surprising. It’s been a tough year for many people, for various reasons and decorating, sending Christmas cards and being generally jolly just didn’t seem to be appealing for some folks.